Sparks' 17 help Morgan State top N.C. A&T, 77-74 State men

February 15, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Rasheed Sparks scored 17 points as Morgan State overcame cold shooting in the second half and held off North Carolina A&T for a 77-74 victory.

Morgan State (6-17, 5-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) fell from 56 percent shooting in the first half to 32.6 percent in the second half. The Aggies (8-12, 6-5 MEAC) were just the opposite, climbing from 39.5 percent to 53.6 percent.

Dwayne Holmes added 14 points and Scott Deas 13 for the Bears.

Jamel Grey led the Aggies with 17 points.

* Johns Hopkins 65, Western Maryland 53: Matt Gorman recorded career highs in points (23) and rebounds (16) to help lead Johns Hopkins (12-11, 5-7) to a Centennial Conference win over Western Maryland (4-19, 2-10). Hopkins shot 52 percent for the game and out-rebounded the Green Terror, 46-30.

The Blue Jays jumped out to a 20-6 lead and the Green Terror never got closer than 11.

Greg Roehrig added 16 points for Hopkins. Daeviid St. Rose had 23 points and eight rebounds to lead Western Maryland.

* Washington College 78, Haverford 69: Derek Cuff led all scorers with 23 points to help Washington College (8-15, 3-9) upset visiting Haverford (14-8, 8-4) in a Centennial Conference game at Cain Center. Washington shot 68 percent from the field in the second half.

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